Category Archives: Movies – 2016 – The Burning of Bridget Cleary

“Bridget Cleary” is scheduled for production in 2016.

Anne-Marie Casey is a screenwriter, novelist and playwright working in the UK, Ireland and the US. She was a successful drama producer in Film and TV in the UK before becoming a writer full time. She has written TV and … Continue reading

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An Irish radio documentary from RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland – The Burning of Bridget Cleary

http://www.rte.ie/radio1/doconone/2010/1206/646575-radio-documentary-bridget-cleary-witch-burning-1895-tipperary/ A radio documentary on the Tipperary witch case of 1895. Twenty-six-year-old Bridget Cleary was a bright and bubbly lady, well liked by all who met her. In March 1895, Bridget became ill. The winter had been the coldest one … Continue reading

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FAIRY WIFE – The Burning of Bridget Cleary

On Friday 22nd of March 1895 in the small Tipperary village of Ballyvadlea, RIC constables discover a badly burned body in a shallow grave. It is the body of Bridget Cleary, a 26-year old woman who had met her death … Continue reading

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More on The Burning of Bridget Cleary

Phil Cleary speaks with local people about the murder of Bridget Cleary in 1895 in County Tipperary.

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New Richard Armitage project. A film adaptation of The Burning of Bridget Cleary: A True Story by Angela Bourke.

http://www.davidhigham.co.uk/clients/Casey.htm 2015 – BRIDGET CLEARY, a feature film adaptation of the book by Angela Bourke. Producer, Wildfire Films, Director, Jim O’Hanlon, starring Richard Armitage. In 1895, Bridget Cleary, a strong-minded and independent young woman, disappeared from her house in rural … Continue reading

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